GNOME 2.0 Desktop for the Solaris Operating Environment Accessibility Guide

To Navigate Applets

An applet is a small application that resides on a panel. You can navigate to all applets and open the applet popup menu from the keyboard. However, if the applet does not contain controls that you can give focus to, you cannot navigate the controls in the applet. The following table lists the keyboard shortcuts that you can use to navigate applets.




Activate the applet control that has focus, if applicable. Not all applets contain controls that you can activate. If the applet does not contain a control that you can activate, the spacebar does nothing.

arrow keys 

Navigate the controls on the applet. 


Open the applet popup menu. To navigate the menu, use the standard keyboard shortcuts for navigating menus. See To Navigate Menus for information about how to navigate menus.